Lore

Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (as well as a TV show and book series) about dark historical tales. Each episode explores the mysterious creatures, tragic events, and unusual places that fill the pages of history. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.

http://www.lorepodcast.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 32m. Bisher sind 160 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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episode 156: Episode 156: Bottled Up


Humans are very good at making assumptions. But if we look a little deeper, our preconceived ideas about some of the most common bits of folklore won’t just change—they’ll transform into something terrifying.


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episode 155: Episode 155: Skin Deep


Some stories are very familiar to us, but our understanding of them is only the tip of the iceberg. Even one of folklore’s most legendary creatures has roots that are almost forgotten today—roots that are both ancient and terrifying.


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episode 154: Episode 154: Adding It Up


Everywhere you go these days, there are superstitions. Many are modern, and not much more than clever word games or rhymes designed to help us remember things. But a few are older, with roots in a past that’s a bit darker than we’d like to admit.


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episode 153: Episode 153: Hold On


Sometimes the past sticks around because we work hard to make sure it’s never forgotten. Other times, it stays with us because we refused to let it go. But in one American city, the past seems to have stuck around for darker reasons.


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episode 152: Episode 152: Follow the Leader


Folklore is filled with stories that evolve over time, and while the originals are full of drama and fright, it’s in the evolution that they truly come to life.


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 2020-09-28  34m
 
 

episode 151: Episode 151: By the Book


For a very long time, people have believed that our world is filled with magic. Secret knowledge and hidden truths that we can use to unlock power and privilege. It’s a belief that’s taken all shapes and forms, but there’s one common thread tying it all together: books.


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 2020-09-14  38m
 
 

episode 150: Episode 150: Addition


History can be easy to brush aside or paint over, giving us the illusion of control. But just because we can’t see the past doesn’t mean it’s not there, active and powerful, working behind the scenes to remind us of our tragedy and pain.


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 2020-08-31  38m
 
 

episode 149: Episode 149: Off Track


History has proven just how good humans are at improving things, from weapons and tools to medicine and education. But some advancements come at a price, while creating some horrifying folklore in the process.


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 2020-08-17  38m
 
 

episode 148: Episode 148: Predictable


If history has shown us anything, it’s that humans are easily motivated by fear. Just what some of those fears have been, though, is more than a little frightening.


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 2020-08-03  35m
 
 

episode 147: Episode 147: Contained


Humans have long practiced the art of building walls and fortresses in an effort to gain control or find safety. But no place is safe from the danger we bring upon ourselves, and sometimes those tragedies stay right where they started.


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 2020-07-20  37m